The Western Front Companion: The Complete Guide to How the Armies Fought for Four Devastating Years, 1914-1918
The Western Front Companion: The Complete Guide to How the Armies Fought for Four Devastating Years, 1914-1918
by Mark Adkin

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To comprehend and chronicle the sheer scale of the conflict on the Western Front demands a book of similar scope. Now, published for the centenary of the start of World War I in August 2014, here is that book. More than merely a chronological account of the fighting, The Western Front Companion is an astonishingly comprehensive and forensic anatomy of how and why the armies fought, of their weapons, equipment, and tactics, for over four long and bloody years, on a battlefield stretching from the Belgian coast to the Swiss frontier--a distance of 450 miles.Comprehensive coverage of World War I's Western FrontBreaks down the battles that took place in France and Belgium from 1914 to 1918 in trenches and fields, on muddy river plains, and against fortsCovers the uniforms, equipment, and weaponry, as well as the strategy, tactics, and orders of battle of all sidesImpressively illustrated with color maps, diagrams, charts, drawings, and period photosIncludes modern-day photos overlaid with markings to show troop movementsRequired reference for scholars and military history buffs as the war's 100th anniversary approaches

Product Details/Specifications:
Author: Mark Adkin
Publisher: Stackpole Books

Manufacturer: Stackpole Books
EAN: 9780811713160
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN: 0811713164
Number of items: 1
Number of pages: 528
Publication date: 2013-10-01
Universal product code (UPC): 011557013160
Language: English (Published)
Language: English (Original Language)
Language: English (Unknown)

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